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april 2021

public / outdoor living

April 25, 2021  Online

Designing for the way you live outdoors can be just as exciting as it is for inside your home. The challenges are often different. Making the right choices for your home, from fabric and materials selections to storage and furniture design, is this month’s Design 101. Join us for this talk.

past events

online / lighting
February 9, 2021

There are many options to consider when it comes to lighting your home. Technology has improved dramatically, offering amazing flexibility and astounding design options for today’s homeowner. From mood-enhancing in living and sleeping spaces to safety in the kitchen, lighting is a powerful design element. Join us for this talk.

online / collecting
December 20, 2020

Collections are a source of originality, joy and personality in the home. Join us as we explore ways to celebrate the art of collecting.

online / celebrating simplicity. kitchens
November 12, 2020

Today’s kitchen has transitioned beyond the heart of the home to a major design destination. We’re looking back as well as toward tomorrow exploring the simple kitchen.

online / multi-generational living
October 8, 2020

We are seeing increased interest and demand for designs that accommodate multi-generational living. Join us for this talk to learn more about how it embraces both tradition and contemporary living.

online / the tyrrany of the open plan
September 10, 2020

The aesthetics of an open floorplan has become exceedingly popular in residential design in the past few years. Without walls, there are added considerations homeowners need to understand. Watch this Design 101 at Home, and learn what you need to know before you choose an open plan.

online / design during a pandemic
August 6, 2020  Online

The impact of staying at home–from telecommuting to staycationing–has brought into focus how well (or not) your environment works for all your needs. We’re discussing how the experience of all of this togetherness has impacted the recent boon in Austin’s remodeling and home office design.

online / if these walls could talk
April 23, 2020  Online

As a result of the pandemic, we’re sharing Design 101 At Home with Amity Worrel. From wallpaper to wall murals, she’s discussing today’s options for treating walls go way beyond finding the right white.

private / industry event
February 13, 2020 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Offsite
By Invitation

public / let there be (the right) light 
January 23, 2020  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Light has a profound impact on how your home feels, functions and reflects style. It is a quiet but powerful presence. We’ll be discussing how professionals plan, place and select the best interior lighting. 

public / settlement home 44th annual garage sale
October 30 – November 3 Palmer Events Center
Support one of Austin’s most cherished non-profits at their Garage Sale. Proceeds support children, young adults and family in need, and the event is not-to-be-missed!

public / scary interiors
October 17  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Join us for this frightfully fun Design 101. Explore the biggest, most-common design mistakes we see in home interiors. Most importantly, learn how not to make them on your next project!

public / blending trends & tradition
September 12  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Learn how to create rich, storied interiors by layering elements while ‘leaning in’ to the unique architecture of your home. Discover tips and strategies top designers use to develop truly distinctive home decor.

public / how to make your next design project a success
April 11  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Go behind-the-scenes with an architect, an interior designer and custom home builder to learn the hows, whys, and strategies for the best ways to achieve beautiful and efficient results. Featuring expertise from DK Studio, Amity Worrel & Co. and Oakman Building Co. Refreshments will be served.

public / pillows, walls & windows
February 7 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Learn quick and impactful ways to elevate and update your interior. We’re discussing professional tips to elevate your style with paint, pillows and window coverings. Featuring expertise from Austintatious Blinds & Shutters. Refreshments will be served.

public / settlement home 43rd annual garage sale
November 1-4  Palmer Events Center
We are proud to support The Settlement Home for Children. This long-standing Austin nonprofit helps children, young adults and families. Join us in attending their 43rd annual garage sale!

public / talking about texture
October 18  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Achieving texture in your interior is one of the most impactful decor decisions. Learn how our design team helps clients navigate the multitude of choices in textiles, tile and other finishes to arrive at the best selections. Featuring materials and expertise from CDC Carpets and Architerra Showroom.

public / all about color
September 20 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
We’ll be examining trends vs. taste when it comes to choosing color for home interiors. Refreshments will be served.

public / making it modern
April 26  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio

We’re exploring modern interior design at this Design 101. From its origins to incorporating modern design with your contemporary lifestyle today.

public / trendy vs. timeless
Feb 8 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Refresh your home decor without falling into the trend trap. Learn how and where to choose the right elements that energize your home without feeling faddish. Tips, strategies and answers to your questions.

public / exploring custom-made
Sept 28 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Can’t find the perfect chair, the right rug, or inspired art and accessories? The best solution can be a true original design, custom-made just for your space. It is more attainable than you may imagine. Led by the Amity Worrel & Co. design team, Amity Worrel, Andree, Chalaron, and Allison Beyer discuss sourcing, designing and producing custom at our upcoming Design 101.

public / low-budget, high-impact ways to refresh your home interior
April 20 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Learn top interior designer tips for how to renew your decor without a major renovation. Led by interior designer, Amity Worrel & designer/project manager, Andree Chalaron, the discussion will include strategies for blending vintage with modern, upcycling furniture, and accessorizing.

public / reset. restyle. restore. pro tips for home organization
Feb 9  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Real-world home organization secrets, strategies and lifestyle design tips from top Austin professional organizer, Stephanie Eyster and interior designer, Amity Worrel.

charity / settlement home 41st annual garage & estate sale
Nov 3-5  Palmer Event Center
Support this annual charity event by shopping for clothing, shoes, jewelry, toys, furniture, books, linen, art, holiday items and more! 100% of proceeds go to The Settlement Home for Children. Amity Worrel & Co. is a proud sponsor of this event.
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public / a “love it or list it” heart-to-heart
Oct 13  5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
Insider perspective from some of Austin’s best. Hear from an architect, a realtor, a home stager, and an interior designer on how and why to make the decision to renovate your home or move on.

public / decorate vs. design throw down
Sept 15 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
A lively, provocative and informative forum where you’ll hear impassioned viewpoints on why you should work with: Architects, Builders, Designers or Decorators with some of Austin’s most talented trade professionals.

social / happy hour
July 14 5 – 7 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
A private social event for AW&Co. clients, friends and business associates. By invitation.

private event / to the trade
July 13 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. AW&Co. Studio
The studio has been reserved for a private professional continuing education event presented by Oceanside Glasstile.
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preservation austin / greening your vintage home workshop
July 12 6 – 8 p.m. 1924 Newning Avenue
This workshop presented by Preservation Austin features the enduring legacy of the Calcasieu Cottages, Austin’s original tiny houses. Amity Worrel & Co. is a proud sponsor of this event.
Click to view our Calcasieu Phase 1 portfolio.
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